Pizza places abound on Franklin Street

 MidiCi will join the eight pizza restaurants on Franklin Street.

The California-based pizza chain is to open in the winter under Top of the Hill and across the street from the newly established pizza restaurant Lotsa. In addition to Lotsa, the area is already home to Italian Pizzeria III, Benny Cappella’s, Artisan Pizza Kitchen, Mellow Mushroom, Toppers Pizza, Papa Johns and I Love NY Pizza.


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Katie Mullett, a sophomore psychology major, browses the clothing section at Rumors.

Rumors Boutique: Not your average thrift store

 Rumors Boutique is not the average thrift store in Chapel Hill.  Located behind Al’s Burger Shack off of North Graham Street, Rumors offers high-quality vintage clothes, sunglasses and accessories to students willing to leave the comfort of campus.

DSI Comedy Theater will close on August 28. 

DSI Comedy closing down Aug. 28

Owner Zach Ward announced on Wednesday morning that Chapel Hill’s DSI Comedy Theater will shut down permanently on August 28. Ward had promised to have a transition plan in place on July 10 following allegations of sexual misconduct and discrimination from former employees.

Hes Not Bars Story

Q&A with Fleming Fuller, general manager of Franklin Street bar "He's Not Here"

Fleming Fuller began working at local bar "He's Not Here," while he was a student at UNC checking IDs. After moving up the ranks as a barback and bartender, he's now served as the home of the Blue Cup's general manager for six years. Summer Editor Rachel Jones talked to him about the history behind the bar and how it keeps its doors open in the summer.

Carolina Ale House Menu

Carolina Ale House Shuts Down in Chapel Hill

Carolina Ale House's Chapel Hill location closed yesterday after a year and a half of business on Franklin Street. Katherine Goldfaden, the Director of Marketing at the restaurant’s parent company LM Restaurants, Inc., said the Chapel Hill location did not meet the expectations the company had forecasted. Goldfaden said there had been a 10-year lease on the property, and it was a well-thought out decision to close the restaurant.